As Sierra Leone continues to mourn the death of hundreds of people after a hillside in the Regent area collapsed early on Monday following heavy rains, leaving many houses covered in mud, families are searching for loved ones that are… Read More ›
New analysis shows an investment of US$4.70 per newborn could generate US$300 billion in economic gains by 2025
“Breastfeeding is one of the most effective—and cost effective—investments nations can make in the health of their youngest members and the future health of their economies and societies,” said UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake.
Victims of trafficking have been targeted for sexual exploitation and pornography, organ removal, forced begging, forced criminality and other crimes.
214 million women around the world not wanting to be pregnant, but not currently using modern methods of family planning.
International Development Secretary Priti Patel said recently that it’s truly astonishing that in today’s world there are still 214 million women around the world who do not want to get pregnant, but who are not currently using modern methods of… Read More ›
Here we see that women’s rights, which are human rights, are not respected and we have a long way to go
USAID gives life to Adolescent Girls Education in Afghanistan with $25 Million Support through Partnership with DFID
By Alpha Bedoh Kamara International efforts in promoting girl’s education in Afghanistan are gradually changing the future of women in the country as Afghan girls and women are challenging the odds to be competing stakeholders in their country and the… Read More ›
Some 3.8 million people are now displaced within the DRC. An appeal for $748 million launched earlier this year has so far received less than 25 per cent of funding, the lowest level in the past 10 years.
UNICEF Deputy Executive Director, Justin Forsyth, said “Children are paying a disproportionate price as famine looms across Somalia, South Sudan, north-east Nigeria and Yemen.” The statement came as UNICEF released its annual Humanitarian Action Study, highlighting UNICEF’s global response in 2016…. Read More ›
The SDG Health Price Tag, published on 17 JULY 2017, in The Lancet Global Health, estimates the costs and benefits of progressively expanding health services in order to reach 16 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) health targets in 67 low- and middle-income countries… Read More ›